Chonburi announces 222 new and confirmed cases of Covid -19

Chonburi –
The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 222 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, July 2nd.

This makes a total 8,909 cases of Covid-19 in the current round of infections, with 3,236 still under medical care/supervision, and with a total of 47 recorded deaths in Chonburi since the start of this recent round of infections in early April.

Additionally, 5,626 people in total have now been released from medical care and fully recovered since this current wave began. 83 people were released yesterday.

The district-level new cases were as follows today:
Mueang Chonburi 40, Si Racha 68, Banglamung 45, Panat Nikhom 4, Sattahip 4, Ban Bueang 29, Pan Thong 9, Ko Chan 4, Nongyai 2, and 17 new cases transferred from other provinces for medical care.

The details on the cases are as follows:
1. Proactive case finding at Yian Hai Electronics in Si Racha, 26 cases
2. Close contacts from previously confirmed patients from the New Market in Mueang Chonburi, 8 cases
3. Risky occupation that meets many people, 7 cases
4. Back from risky areas in Bangkok, 6 cases
5. Back from the Taweephon Market in Rayong (high risk area), 2 cases
6. Marunix Company in Rayong, 2 cases
7. Hemodialysis Center in Nongprue, 2 cases
8. Back from a high risk area in Pathum Thani, 1 case
9. Close contact from a previously confirmed cases from Samut Prakan, 1 case
10. Close contact from a previously confirmed cases from Pichit, 1 case
11. Medical Staffer, 1 case
12. Close contact from a previously confirmed case from a party, 1 case
13. Close contact from a previously confirmed case at Suparuek Market in Si Racha, 1 case
14. Proactive case finding at the Hua Kunjae Market in Ban Bueang, 1 case
15. Proactive case finding at Amorn Naklua, 1 case
16. Close contacts of previously confirmed patients: 72 family members and 32 co-workers
17. Close contacts under investigation, 23 cases
18. Currently under investigation in general, 34 cases

A total of 558 close contact searches were received today with 4,360 initial proactive searches, and more proactive search reports are pending.


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Goong is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for closing in on two years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket except when commuting between the two.